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No more nails!
No More Nails Adhesive
Member Name: louisechackett
No More Nails Adhesive
Advantages: works quickly and is strong
Disadvantages: can be hard to squeeze out the tube
My Dad is a plumber which means he has all kinds of DIY goodies in his van which I regularly steal or instruct him to use to sort something out for me! Recently my drawer in my television unit just fell apart and so I went up to see my Dad to see what he had to help me fix the drawer. He gave me a cartridge of no more nails and sent me on my way to fix the drawer myself.
No more nails is made by unibond which is a recognised name in DIY and so I trust it automatically. I have purchased cheaper products from the pound shop which claim to do the same thing as this one but they just always seem to be a nightmare to use and are never quite as good as the real thing in my opinion. No more nails is suitable for many jobs around the interior of the house and I know that my Dad has used it to stick on a piece of skirting board that fell off as well as fix my sisters drawers too. You are advised on the cartridge or tube that you can use this product for wood, plastic, tiling, metal, stone, plaster and concrete and whilst I cannot comment on all of those it does seem to work especially well on wood in my experience.
When it came to use this product on my drawer I was pleased that my Dad had given me the cartridge of no more nails and the gun to use with it which thankfully was already assembled. In the past when I have used cheaper versions of this product it has been a mammoth task just to squeeze some of the adhesive out of the tube to use and then almost impossible to get a steady flow going but with the gun doing the hard work for me I was able to use this product freely in the grooves of the drawer and also on the parts which were going to stick to the drawer front. The glue is a white colour and it dries white too. You are able to paint over it should you need to which I think is excellent.
When I put the base of the drawer in to the grooves on the drawer some of the no more nails did squeeze out and so I quickly wiped this up just using a piece of kitchen roll so the inside of the drawer wasn't looking messy. I would advise you work quickly if you need to do this but that it does also wipe away quite easily if you get to it quick enough. I held the drawer in place using my hands for probably around thirty seconds but after this time I was fine to let it go and it had stuck well. The tube boasts that it will hold something after ten seconds and it may well be the case but I personally just wanted to give it a few more seconds to really grab on. I did leave the drawer out over night to fully dry but I don't think I needed to do this but I was airing on the side of caution more than anything.
I would fully recommend using this product for DIY type jobs around the house. My son's handle has fallen off his drawer (what is it with us and drawers?!) so I think I will be going to pinch this off my dad once more as I know it is a quick working, strong and long lasting adhesive. You can purchase this in a tube from amazon for just a few pounds and I do think it is a great product. I would personally try and get the cartridge and gun for ease of application myself but obviously I don't have to actually go out and buy this product myself!
Thank you for reading my review!
Summary: excellent for wood especially